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Mike Stoops out at Arizona after 8 years

Updated: October 11, 2011, 3:46 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Arizona coach Mike Stoops had been lauded for turning the program around, leading the Wildcats to three straight bowls after a decade of mediocrity.

But even as Arizona was making its run to last year's Alamo Bowl, there were signs that the program had taken a step back.

Combined with a lackluster start to this season, athletic director Greg Byrne had seen enough.

Byrne announced Monday that Arizona had fired Stoops halfway through his eighth season, ending a run that ...

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